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Ochsner names new St. Charles Parish Hospital CEO

St. Charles Parish Hospital introduced Austin Reeder as chief executive officer (CEO) effective Feb. 8, marking the third hospital administrator named since the retirement of longtime CEO Federico Martinez in September 2015. Read More...
February 17 at 9:01 am
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Norco woman giving back after surviving serious car accident

As soon as Amanda Thomas could walk again from a serious car accident, she went to the Matthew 24:35 Food Pantry to help feed her family.Read More...
February 17 at 8:57 am
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St. Charles Parish growth coming with nearly $2B in investments

With ground broken and ribbons cut for nearly $2 billion in industrial investments in St. Charles Parish in one week, parish Economic Director Corey Faucheux explained it best when he said, "To say it was a good week for us is an understatement."Read More...
February 17 at 8:28 am
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St. Charles Parish accountants earn prestigious CAE credential designation

Stacey Lockwood, director of professional oversight, and Lisa Williams, chief financial officer, both have earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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RPTA recognized for management excellence

The Federal Transit Administration (FTA) presented the River Parishes Transit Authority (RPTA) with the 2016 Excellence in Grant Management Award. Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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St. Rose Elementary second-graders learn about banking

Michelle Distefano from Capital One Bank in Destrehan visited with the second graders at St. Rose Elementary as they learned about services banks provide during their economics unit in social studies. Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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Humane Society Pet of the Week: Chandler

This week’s St. Charles Humane Society’s showcase pet is Chandler.Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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Lakewood Elementary students explore shapes, patterns in class

Students from Katelyn Populus’ class at Lakewood Elementary are exploring shapes and patterns. Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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Longtime educator reflects on works and changes

As a longtime educator in the St. Charles Parish School system and school board member, John L. Smith remains a staunch supporter of public education.Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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Desty Darlings earn honors

The Destrehan Desty Darlings Dance Team recently attended two Louisiana state competitions. Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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Destrehan sophomore earns LSU offer

Sophomore running back John Emery has been recognized around Destrehan as being a special talent with great upside since he arrived at the school as a freshman. Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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Hahnville’s Williams commits to Kansas

Anthony Williams is widely known as one of Louisiana’s most explosive football players, and the Hahnville running back/wide receiver made his intentions known regarding the collegiate level.Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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Sirmon headed to Holy Cross, plays in honor of cousin

Destrehan High School alumnus Will Sirmon IV appeared to have missed his chance to play college football thanks to an Ill-timed shoulder injury that cost him playing time as a senior. Read More...
February 17 at 8:00 am
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GOING FOR GOLD: Wildcats kick off postseason

Tonight, Destrehan begins what it hopes will be a five-game sprint over the next few weeks, as the third-seeded Ladycats prepare to host No. 30 Airline in the opening round of the Class 5A playoffs. Read More...
February 16 at 8:00 am
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Gulfport man found guilty of shooting St. Charles deputy

After 2-1/2 hours of deliberation, a jury found John Paul Devillier guilty Tuesday (Feb. 14) of the 2015 attempted first-degree murder of a St. Charles Parish Sheriff’s deputy.
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February 14 at 5:32 pm
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Missing Phillips 66 employee believed to be dead, search still ongoing

Officials believe that the worker missing after the Phillips 66 pipeline explosion in Paradis Thursday is deceased, based on information gathered thus far in their investigation.Read More...
February 11 at 3:15 pm
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Arts Awareness Fest showcasing student talent Saturday
Arts Awareness Fest showcasing student talent Saturday
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Rodney Lafon’s legacy includes serving as St. Charles Parish Schools superintendent for 18 years, but it also certainly reflects his efforts to bring the system to the forefront of arts education.